Formatting the laptop can be taken up easily but prior to taking up the process of reformatting, one would require to preserve all the relevant information on the hard drive or any external hard drive. Any negligence would lead to loss of the entire data preserved in the hard drive.
In case of use of laptop, one should have the window of 64 bit version since some laptops have the arrangement of disk format GPT allowing one to install 64 bit. If such is the arrangement, one cannot work for 32 bit. Hence resorting to 32 bit , one would need to format all drives in local disks namely c, d, e, f.
Hence to install 32 bit, the following actions are needed-
One should take out the files needed from the local disk c and for formatting, one should have the oscd or os in the pen drive . Then cd or DVD in the DVD drive can be plugged. Now save and exit from the menu.
Now the system should start and one can see a line appearing as boot from cd or DVD and before it disappears, PC should be started enter should be pressed before it disappears.
Files should start uploading and one should wait until the pop menu appears. In the process of installation PC should start automatically. Ensure that no key is to be pressed at booting
One should follow the following operations step by step-
1) One can press start installation and then language is to be selected.
2) If a menu appears, one should press the option by pressing the format.
3) Disk should be formatted and now one should click on the local disk. It may take sometime until the whole installation is finished.
4) Now one needs to select date and time, press the next and then one should enter the product key. Next procedure would be to select the update setting so as to complete 32 bit version.